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A negative impact on one or more of a firm's existing assets.


1. The gradual loss of an asset's value. See also: Depreciation.

2. The wearing away of real estate caused by natural events. For example, a rising sea level may erode a beach front property. Erosion can reduce the property's value.


The slow wearing away by natural forces such as water and wind.

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Effect of an experimental 4% titanium tetrafluoride varnish on dental erosion by a soft drink.
Rapid general dental erosion by gas-chlorinated swimming pool water.
The prevalence of dental erosion and associated risk factors in 12-13 year-old school children in Southern China.
Factors influencing the development of dental erosion in vitro; enamel type, temperature and exposure time.
1988), competitive swimming led to the development of severe dental erosion in inadequately maintained gas-chlorinated swimming-pools.
The power of sour candies: a dental hygienist's battle against dietary dental erosion.
Dental erosion was defined as dissolution of tooth by a solution that is low in pH either after the consumption of extrinsic acid- ic fluids or when gastric fluids come into the oral cavity.
Dental erosion of dietary origin, a growing problem in the UAE and wider Arabian Gulf, and the role of fluoride in the prevention of the problem will be examined at an upcoming workshop in Abu Dhabi.
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Their huge popularity among children is also raising concerns of increasing incidence of obesity and dental erosion.
Dental erosion, which is irreversible, is caused by acid attacking the surface of teeth - and citrus fruit juices in particular are very acidic.